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The definition of Enterprise Social Network

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social learning A means of liking senior executives' posts collaboration corporate definition enterprise 2.0 enterprise social network ESN hierarchy humor humour organisational culture organizational culture participatory culture social social media social software sycophancy workplace

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

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The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. enterprise 2.0 There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

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The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. While these apps aren’t components of the enterprise’s intranet proper, they’re accessible from there and thus form part of the network. enterprise 2.0 There’s a lot of talk about social intranets these days.

Drivers of Yammer use in the corporate sector

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In summary, then, we see that enterprise social networking is multifaceted. enterprise 2.0 Yammer has been quite a success at my workplace. Not off the charts like at Deloitte , yet very much alive and growing. So I recently invited 14 community managers from around the world to rate the key factors that drive Yammer use in their respective organisations.

The 10 Commandments of Microblogging

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The point of an enterprise-wide microblog is that it generates value. social media collaboration community corporate enterprise 2.0 As microblogging solutions such as Yammer sweep across the corporate sector, a melting pot of social media veterans and newbies inevitably begins to boil. And this is a wonderful thing. This in itself isn’t a problem. We’re busy people.

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Everyone is an SME

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collaboration enterprise 2.0 One of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation. In my view, this isn’t just an expectation: it’s an obligation. Organisations whose people embrace collaboration will prosper, while those who don’t will be left behind. Take Sam for example.

Everyone is an SME

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collaboration enterprise 2.0 One of the recurring themes on my blog is a call for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to share their knowledge with the wider organisation. In my view, this isn’t just an expectation: it’s an obligation. Organisations whose people embrace collaboration will prosper, while those who don’t will be left behind. Take Sam for example.

A circular argument

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social media social networking circles enterprise 2.0 Facebook friending Google Plus Google+ social learning Twitter web 2.0 Much has been said of the “circles&# feature in Google+ , and rightly so. really like the idea of targeting my messages to just friends, or just family, or just whomever. It makes sense. Slap in the face. Bye bye birdie? Then there’s Twitter.

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Social media extremism

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Bloggers and Twitterati are self-evident social media fans, so it’s to be expected that some of them will adopt an evangelical view of the role of Web 2.0 in world affairs. social networking social media enterprise 2.0 web 2.0 Since I wrote my article last week about critical theory , I have been more attuned to the messages being propagated by my peers.

See the wood for the SMEs

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knowledge management directory enterprise 2.0 In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Sometimes this “something” is obvious because it’s a part of their job. Consider Martha, the tea lady. That’s her job. Their experiences?

See the wood for the SMEs

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knowledge management directory enterprise 2.0 In my previous blog post, Everyone is an SME , I argued that all the employees in your organisation have knowledge and skills to share, because everyone is an SME in something. Sometimes this “something” is obvious because it’s a part of their job. Consider Martha, the tea lady. That’s her job. Their experiences?

How social are our intranets?

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enterprise 2.0 I tailed my previous blog post with the question: What is the SII of your organisation’s intranet? By “SII” I mean Social Intranet Index – a metric I have proposed to measure the degree of social functionality afforded by the platform. From 1 through to 10, the SII represents an increasing level of sociability. Graph 1. Graph 2.

How social are our intranets?

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enterprise 2.0 I tailed my previous blog post with the question: What is the SII of your organisation’s intranet? By “SII” I mean Social Intranet Index – a metric I have proposed to measure the degree of social functionality afforded by the platform. From 1 through to 10, the SII represents an increasing level of sociability. Graph 1. Graph 2.

Foching up social media

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social media adaptability enterprise 2.0 Aviation is a good sport, but for the army it is useless. So declared General Ferdinand Foch in 1911, merely 3 years before the outbreak of World War I. To be fair, we shouldn’t forget the context in which the statement was uttered. Today, of course, aeroplanes are a critical component of warfare. He simply lacked imagination.

Foching up social media

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social media adaptability enterprise 2.0 Aviation is a good sport, but for the army it is useless. So declared General Ferdinand Foch in 1911, merely 3 years before the outbreak of World War I. To be fair, we shouldn’t forget the context in which the statement was uttered. It wasn’t even a decade since Orville Wright managed to keep his engine-powered Wright Flyer in the air for 12 seconds. By the end of the year, however, the Italians were already using aeroplanes for reconnaissance and bombing raids in their war against the Turks in Libya. It’s an arms race.

Social media: It’s not about the technology!

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As an enterprise, Acme Corporation is “dipping its toes&# into social media. social media enterprise 2.0 informal learning participatory culture web 2.0It might be said it’s adopting a cautious, almost experimental approach to the concept. Does this sound like your workplace? If so, what does it mean? Take it to the next level. Sorry. 4. No one else cares.

Business applications of Twitter

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Imagine interacting with your colleagues across the enterprise, asking questions, collaborating, sharing knowledge. Tags: Twitter informal learning social media social networking enterprise 2.0 We discussed a range of issues around this topic, and we generated some really bright ideas that I feel are worth pursuing in the corporate sector. External. 2. Internal. 3. Personal.

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

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conference audio challenges e-learning enterprise 2.0 evaluation m-learning social media virtual classrooms web 2.0I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking. must admit, it lifted the energy of the room. So should you use an actor?

Square pegs and round holes

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That concerns me because I’ve been blogging a lot about a revamped learning model which relies heavily on Web 2.0 Web 2.0 learning model roles change management enterprise 2.0 ILE implementation informal learning informal learning environment learning management participatory culture social learning web 2.0What’s your role in the workplace?

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Social networking is king

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They mean millions of people are connected to millions of other people via Web 2.0 Tags: conference social networking AMP e-learning enterprise 2.0 In my previous article , I explored one of the principles to emerge from the recent AMPLIFY09  festival, namely “Everything big started small&#. Spike Jones , the “Firestarter&# at Brains on Fire ; and. 2. technology.

Rise of the smart cities

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E-Learning challenges in vocational education

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Yesterday I participated in an enterprise discussion panel at the eLearning08 conference in Sydney. For me, one of the major emerging issues in both sectors is the rise of Web 2.0. Likewise, Web 2.0 web 2.0 Tags: enterprise 2.0 Topics under discussion were the emerging issues and key challenges facing e-learning in the vocational education sector.

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A whole new world

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web 2.0 Tags: enterprise 2.0 The corporate sector is exploring a whole new world. Which world? The virtual world. What is a virtual world? virtual world is a computer-generated environment that more-or-less replicates the real world. Arguably the best known virtual world today is Second Life. Second Life also has its own economy. As of 7 July 2008, L$265 = US$1. So what?

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A refreshing perspective of Web 2.0

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Today I watched this 6-minute video clip from MyRaganTV , in which Jim Davis, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of SAS , talks about that company’s approach to Web 2.0. think Jim maintains a refreshing perspective of Web 2.0 in the corporate sector. web 2.0 Tags: social media blogging enterprise 2.0 SAS doesn’t just talk about transparency, integrity and collaboration: they breathe life into these principles through their application and approach to internal blogs, customer blogs and external social media.

5 Golden Rules for Polite Social Networking

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web 2.0 Tags: social media enterprise 2.0 With social networking starting to make in-roads into the corporate sector (eg NAB , ING ), our attention turns increasingly to netiquette. feel that existing codes of conduct and other company policies probably cover most cases of unprofessional behaviour, whether in the online space or otherwise. For example, if swearing at a colleague is a no‑no in the office, then why on Earth would it be acceptable on a blog? Same goes for aggression, intimidation, ridicule, rudeness and all the other uglies. What if she’s female?

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Social Learning Tools Should Not be Separate from Enterprise 2.0

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Instead of looking at providing tightly coupled Social Learning Tools, they should instead be looking at how their offering can integrate or leverage Enterprise 2.0 John Ambrose in Social Learning Will Fill Enterprise 2.0’s Empty Drums discussed part of the strategy with InGenius. It’s finding content that can fill the empty drums of enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0

The Key to Adoption of Collaboration Tools: Process Integration

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Plenty has been written about why employees are slow to adopt enterprise collaboration tools.  For example, in a Klint Finley interview called Five Principles for Improving Social Enterprise Adoption , Yakabod CEO Scott Ryser cites the importance of “political juice.”  The more important missing piece for gaining user adoption of enterprise collaboration tools is less obvious. 

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SharePoint is not Enterprise 2.0 or Social Networking " Skilful Minds

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Thomas' post, as always, offers a unique point of view on what Enterprise 2.0 Web 2.0 social media e-Learning 2.0 elearning 2.0 Tags: Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 The title for this post is drawn from a recent assessment of SharePoint 2007 offered on Thomas Vander Wal's bog, Personal InfoCloud. consists and, specifically, how SharePoint measures up.

50 Posts and Articles that Made Me Think in 2011

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have listed them insome sort of reading order or the way they made sense to me… Social Business The future ispodular by Dave Gray PuttingEnterprise 2.0 and Social Business Initiatives Are Likely to Remain Difficult by JonHusband Community Management CommunityManagement: The Strategic New IT-Enabled Business Capability by DionHinchcliffe Communitymanagement: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 byRohit Bhargava Returnof the Editor: Why Human Filters are the Future of the Web by Karyn Campbell Arecurators the missing thing in enterprise 2.0

Enterprise 2.0

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Posts covering topics related to Enterprise 2.0, especially the adoption of Enterprise 2.0 and Web 2.0: Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 Tools in the EnterpriseWhere Will the Change Come From?

The Fractal Nature of Enterprise 2.0

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But for some strange reason this idea of the fractal nature of the enterprise is clear to me. think the most complex element of this enterprise 2.0 Amplify’d from www.boostzone.fr The fractal nature of Entreprise 2.0 Special thanks to @moehlert for tweeting this. I've always loved the idea of fractals even though I never could figure out a use for them. don't know.

Want People to Learn? Get Them to Collaborate

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Of all the sections in my book on critical skills learning professionals need to know now, “enterprise 2.0 That’s where enterprise 2.0 While there’s a lot of overlap between “social learning” and these enterprise 2.0 What Is Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0 So, although the term enterprise 2.0

The Democratic Workplace

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Effective workplace learning requires this engagement and Enterprise 2.0 eLearning Learning Opinion democracy democratization enterprise 2.0 When we hear the word “democracy” we usually think “politics.” ” So how is organizational politics different? In a democratic workplace relationships are peer-to-peer rather than parent-child.

Podular Organization and Edge Businesses

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Enterprise 2.0 Change Management Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Experience Design Innovation Learning Experience Social Business Design Social Media Social Networks Web 2.0 My last post, Institutional Innovation and Podular Design, noted a number of insights from the Aspen Institute''s report, Institutional Innovation: Oxymoron or Imperative? One insight which I did not discuss is relevant to understanding the changing way teams work together in organizations and, by implication, in a Connected Company.